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Only north-facing ice cliffs survive on debris-covered glaciers, find researchers

Only north-facing ice cliffs survive on debris-covered glaciers, find researchers

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2018 15:23 BST

Ice cliffs are causing mountain glaciers in High Mountain Asia to melt more rapidly, with only those facing north surviving over the glaciers, according to a new study published today (10 April) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS.

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST

The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.

Northumbria strengthens European links during visit by Latvian ambassador

Northumbria strengthens European links during visit by Latvian ambassador

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 13:25 BST

The Republic of Latvia and Northumbria University hope to forge new partnerships following a visit by the country’s ambassador to city campus last week.

Solar scientists visit North East to discuss international telescope project

Solar scientists visit North East to discuss international telescope project

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 09:46 BST

Top physicists from around the world will meet in Newcastle next week to discuss the development of the world’s largest solar telescope.

Northumbria strengthen European presence with Amsterdam partnership

Northumbria strengthen European presence with Amsterdam partnership

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2018 10:32 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has expanded its international presence through a partnership agreement with Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS).

Leading space law expert to deliver a keynote speech at international science festival

Leading space law expert to deliver a keynote speech at international science festival

Press Releases   •   Mar 28, 2018 16:50 BST

A leading academic in space law from Northumbria University has been named as a keynote speaker at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, one of the sector’s most influential and anticipated gatherings of experts.

EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them

EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 14:30 BST

Sterghios Moschos, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Sciences at Northumbria University discusses the benefits of gene therapies and the financial implications of treatments.

Innovative festival reveals the facts behind crime fiction

Innovative festival reveals the facts behind crime fiction

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 11:38 BST

A festival for crime fiction writers and readers offers its audience a rare insight into the fascinating world of real-life criminal investigation.

Northumbria academic to advise the Government

Northumbria academic to advise the Government

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 15:02 BST

Dr. Roseline Wanjiru from Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School has been appointed to the UK Government’s Export Guarantees Advisory Council.

Just two weeks left to apply for the Woon Prize 2018

Just two weeks left to apply for the Woon Prize 2018

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 11:17 GMT

Final year undergraduate artists from across the UK have until Tuesday 3 April to apply for one of the UK’s most generous arts prizes.

Britain’s history of migration to be explored in public lecture

Britain’s history of migration to be explored in public lecture

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2018 11:50 GMT

While ‘Global Britain’ is a slogan cited often at the moment, people from the constituent nations of the UK have shown great wanderlust for centuries. During the nineteenth-century age of mass migration, migrants from the UK were - in their millions – going out into the world as adventurers, economic migrants and exiles.

 Leading lights in the North East travel tourism and hospitality sector inspire a new generation

Leading lights in the North East travel tourism and hospitality sector inspire a new generation

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2018 13:15 GMT

More than 200 future leaders of the travel and tourism industry in the North East of England gathered at the Sage in Gateshead to hear from today’s top tourism and event leaders.

EXPERT COMMENT: AI profiling: the social and moral hazards of ‘predictive’ policing

EXPERT COMMENT: AI profiling: the social and moral hazards of ‘predictive’ policing

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2018 12:06 GMT

Mike Rowe, Professor of Criminology at Northumbria University, discusses the moral and ethical issues of police use of AI predictions.

Pioneering women’s business network to host career-building event in Newcastle

Pioneering women’s business network to host career-building event in Newcastle

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 16:49 GMT

Women in Sustainability, the professional business network helping women to thrive in careers connected to creating a more sustainable world, is hosting a career development event in Newcastle in partnership with Newcastle Business School.

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Peru

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Peru

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 10:21 GMT

A Northumbria academic is helping celebrate International Women’s Day with a unique photography exhibition in Peru.

 Northumbria judged ideal venue to announce new law court

Northumbria judged ideal venue to announce new law court

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 09:05 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has hosted a prestigious launch event announcing the opening of a Business and Property Court (B&PC) in Newcastle.

Research provides insight into diffusive instability of particle flow

Research provides insight into diffusive instability of particle flow

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 13:08 GMT

A Northumbria academic’s research into the impact that a magnetic field has on the movement of gases and liquids has been published in a world-renowned journal.

Graduate intern scheme has the longer-term answers for SMEs

Graduate intern scheme has the longer-term answers for SMEs

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 10:43 GMT

A paid internship programme managed by Northumbria University is helping small businesses grow from a very diverse range of sectors - and at the same time securing valuable work experience and permanent employment for scores of North East graduates.

EXPERT COMMENT: Horrible Histories:  bringing children an irreverent take on the past for 25 years

EXPERT COMMENT: Horrible Histories: bringing children an irreverent take on the past for 25 years

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2018 16:30 GMT

Professor of History at Northumbria University, Tom Lawson, discusses Horrible Histories for The Conversation.

Apiary opportunities for busy beekeepers

Apiary opportunities for busy beekeepers

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2018 14:41 GMT

Beekeepers in the North East are being invited to take part in a Northumbria University research project exploring the difference between the plants favoured by city and country bees.